Category Management Cycle
What is the Category Management Cycle?
The CIPS Category Management model is a 4-phase process with six key activity steps to successfully procure significant categories of spend. You can apply elements of the model when you don’t need to follow the full process.
Category Management should not be confused with expenditure segmentation. It is a structured framework of activities designed to deliver superior procurement outcomes. The cycle can help you to define a category management process.
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